Family History


 My grandfather's cousin. Any dditions, amendments or comments please e-mail me martis1@hotmail.co.uk

HARRY JOHN STEER

Born: 1866 in Cheltenham

Father: Abraham Steer

Mother: Emma Gough

Died: 1911 Plymouth district

Married: 7/1/1896 St Jude Plymouth

Spouse: Jessie Gloyn

Born: 1872 Plymouth.

Parents: James and Sarah Gloyn.

Died;  1909 East Stonehouse district

Children: Gladys Jessie Steer b 1897. (see Note 1)

1891 census: working a photographic artist in Cheltenham, living with parents,  Jessie was living with her widowed father, a wheelwright and her siblings 39 Exeter Street, Plymouth. Occupation: milliner

1901 census: living St Judes, Plymouth, working as photographic artist.

1911 census: Widower living Union Street, East Stoneham with daughter and housekeeper Lily Rice. No trace of Jessie’s death before 1911. Occupation: photographer

Note 1:  Gladys Jessie Steer married 9/12/1925 East Stonehouse Methodist, Edgcumbe Street. East Stonehouse  Robert Victor Westlake Jago born 1894 Stonehouse, son of Robert & Edith Jago.  Children: possibly Kenneth R Jago born 1928 West ham district

Harry is not listed in the 1902 Decon kellys. There is in Plymouth an Albert P Steer Art photographer Buckland terrace, Milbay Rd, Plymouth